Masters Course—Lower Extremity II
This online masters course addresses the latest techniques and best practices in operative fracture management to deal with complex orthopedic trauma problems. The course includes many case presentations and group discussions moderated by experts in the field. Best evidence is presented through summary lectures.
The goal of this course is to increase knowledge and skills for managing difficult and complex cases. State-of-the-art techniques and approaches, best practices for treatment, and the management of complications will all be addressed at a high level.
Participants must have completed the AO Trauma basic principles and advanced principles courses. They must be actively involved in orthopedic trauma management and preferably have at least five years of post-residency experience in trauma surgery. Participants must be willing to share their ideas and be able to communicate well in English.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Recall reduction techniques and challenges in treating fractures of the distal femur, patella, and malleoli to optimize patient outcomes.
- Avoid, identify, and treat complications associated with distal femoral, patellar, and malleolar fractures.
- Manage complex tibial and femoral shaft fractures, and their complications.
- Discuss the role of the posterior malleolus in restoring ankle stability.
- Interpret preoperative imaging to determine the surgical approach for distal femoral and complex malleolar fractures.
Credit card payments are preferred.
Cancellation will be charged as follows: 50 percent until 30 days before the event; no refund thereafter.
Participants should make sure they have cancellation insurance.
If you cannot pay via credit card you can request an invoice. Please note that we will charge you a CHF 30 handling fee in addition to the participant fee.
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